Saint Paul, Minnesota

F. Scott Fitzgerald's Jazz Age

with Joan M.

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The Jazz Age was a time of great change and innovation and F. Scott Fitzgerald took credit for naming it. Today that spirit of creativity and collaboration is revitalizing the heart and soul of the capital city.

Experience the literary and architectural history of Fitzgerald's hometown on this unique two-part tour.

Walk with me, we'll look at 13 Art Deco buildings in this Distinctive American Destination, named by the National Trust. We'll explore eight buildings up close and talk about three books that changed our world.

To better understand the literary significance, read my short article for the Minnesota Historical Society at

After the walking tour, continue exploring on your own with MEET THE MAKERS, a curated guide to the artisans, artists and creative entrepreneurs living and working in my downtown neighborhood.

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Joan M.

Experience the culture, nature and food of the Twin Cities with a native. My tours are unique because I am a pastry chef, history geek and community development professional certified in sustainability. After living, working and traveling out of Chicago, I decided that roots (and family) were important and returned home to find a thriving creative community with a fabulous local food scene. Walk with me, I'd love to share it with you! Full profile Leave a Review